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Dr Gerard Peter Kuiper

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Dr Gerard Peter Kuiper

Birth
Netherlands
Death
23 Dec 1973 (aged 68)
Ciudad de México, Mexico
Burial
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown Add to Map
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Dutch-born astronomer, directed the Ranger lunar photographic missions that helped set Apollo landing sites on the moon. He also discovered carbon monoxide in Mar's atmosphere and the satellites of the planets Uranus and Neptune.
Dutch-born astronomer, directed the Ranger lunar photographic missions that helped set Apollo landing sites on the moon. He also discovered carbon monoxide in Mar's atmosphere and the satellites of the planets Uranus and Neptune.

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